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Clout StPosted by Jeff Coen at 1:45 p.m.; updated at 1:53 p.m. Mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun today offered a public apology to a little-known opponent she had called a crack addict. The apology at an afternoon news conference came a......
WGN NewsMemorial services are set for a Chicago Police Officer who was murdered last week in a robbery attempt in the Chatham neighborhood. Visitation for Thomas Wortham IV is scheduled from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at AR Leak & Sons Funeral Home. Additional...
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(WGN-AM)- Same brashness. Same spontaneity. Same lightning-rod remarks. If you were thinking Rev. Jeremiah Wright had been tempered by a national backlash that nearly derailed Barack Obama's trip to the White House, guess again. In an exclusive...
The Speech Race and Barack Obama's "A More Perfect Union" T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting Bloomsbury: 272 pp., $18 In March 2008, Barack Obama gave himself an extended audition for president with "A More Perfect Union," his now-famous speech on race...
The Swampby Mark Silva The address queue for President Barack Obama's BlackBerry is one of the White House's better-kept secrets. But the president now has allowed that at least one of his most faithful aides has his number: Joshua DuBois, a......
Tags: Government, Anglicanism, Jeremiah Wright, The Pope, Christianity
A man that many know only as a controversial pastor linked to President Barack Obama came to speak at an Orlando church Sunday. The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Jr., Obama's former pastor, was in town to celebrate the 94th anniversary of Carter Tabernacle...
Idol TrackerThere's nothing quite like the feeling of a hometown rallying around one of its own, and Toledo, Ohio, some 25 miles from the town of Elliston, where Crystal Bowersox resides when she's not competing on "American Idol," is finding out first-hand. With...
Tribune reportersThe day Barack Obama first showed up in the office of Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr., more than 20 years ago, the pastor warned him that getting involved with Trinity United Church of Christ might not be "a feather in your cap." Obama was a community organizer...
Tribune staff reportersThe expected launch of Barack Obama's presidential campaign is still days away, but his quest to become the nation's first black commander in chief already is forcing a delicate examination of how candidates talk about race. That conversation took an...
Barack Obama spiritual mentor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr., preaches last sermon at Trinity United Church of ChristTribune reporterIn a stirring sermon that weaved the hopefulness of past African generations with dreams for the future, Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. preached his final sermon Sunday at Trinity United Church of Christ, leaving a 36-year legacy as pastor and activist in the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCall me quaint and old-fashioned, but I give most of the mainstream media a hearty pat on the back for refusing to spread the inflammatory and thoroughly unsubstantiated rumor that Michelle Obama once railed against "whitey" from a pulpit. Fervent e-...
Tags: Racism, Larry Johnson, Mass Media, Television, Google Inc.
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCarolyn Devine wiped the sweat out of her eyes and glanced up at her gym's TV sets, where a national debate over race was roiling. Newscasters heatedly debated Illinois Sen. Barack Obama's recent speech about his longtime pastor's incendiary comments....
Tags: Racism, Illinois, Family, Television, Church and State Relations
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